Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Positive Psychology

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Psychology (miscellaneous)
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17439779, 17439760
Scope Positive psychology is about scientifically informed perspectives on what makes life worth living. It focuses on aspects of the human condition that lead to happiness, fulfillment, and flourishing. The Journal of Positive Psychology provides an interdisciplinary and international forum for the science and application of positive psychology. The Journal is devoted to basic research and professional application on states of optimal human functioning and fulfillment, and the facilitation and promotion of well-being. The Journal brings together leading work in positive psychology undertaken by researchers across different subdisciplines within psychology (e.g., social, personality, clinical, developmental, health, organizational), as well as across other social and behavioral disciplines. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Psychology (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2015Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.326
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.855
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.483
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.403
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.326
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.879
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.537
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.717
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.155
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.437
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.765
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.835
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.176
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.820
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20080
Self Cites200918
Self Cites201040
Self Cites201124
Self Cites201233
Self Cites201333
Self Cites201422
Self Cites201518
Total Cites20089
Total Cites200999
Total Cites2010221
Total Cites2011308
Total Cites2012345
Total Cites2013345
Total Cites2014344
Total Cites2015306
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20080.375
External Cites per document20091.841
External Cites per document20101.905
External Cites per document20112.654
External Cites per document20122.294
External Cites per document20132.457
External Cites per document20142.300
External Cites per document20152.028
Cites per document20080.375
Cites per document20092.250
Cites per document20102.326
Cites per document20112.879
Cites per document20122.537
Cites per document20132.717
Cites per document20142.457
Cites per document20152.155
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20157
Citable documents200824
Citable documents200944
Citable documents201095
Citable documents2011107
Citable documents2012136
Citable documents2013127
Citable documents2014140
Citable documents2015142
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200819
Uncited documents200915
Uncited documents201028
Uncited documents201137
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents201344
Uncited documents201442
Uncited documents201549
Cited documents20087
Cited documents200932
Cited documents201071
Cited documents201174
Cited documents201297
Cited documents201390
Cited documents2014103
Cited documents2015100
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